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Pros and Pros Of Laser Hair Removal

Posted by Ann V. On 2018 Jan 4th

Pros and Pros Of Laser Hair Removal

The body hair should get hint after you have been shaving, plucking and waxing it as soon as they knock at your door. But they are stubborn and are born to irritate you. As mentioned in book ‘Super You: How Technology Is Revolutionizing What It Means to Be Human’ by Andy Walker, on an average a woman spends 7718 hours shaving and $10000 on shaving products in her lifetime. People are getting aware of this figure and are shifting towards laser for hair removal.

As per the survey of American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), there has been 51% rise in laser hair removal treatment since 2012. There are many options that can be considered for removing hair from body. But the long lasting laser hair removal treatment not only sounds good but is the best treatment available in market.

What is Laser Hair Removal?

It beams highly concentrated light into hair follicles. Pigment in the follicles absorbs the light and destroys the hair. The principle behind laser hair removal is selective photothermolysis (SPTL. The specific wavelength of light and pulse duration matches to obtain the effective result on targeted tissue taking into matter that surrounding tissue gets minimum effect.

Benefits of Laser Hair removal

  • Accessible everywhere

There is no limit to the places where you can get laser hair removal treatment. Be it your legs, back, underarms, stomach, face or bikini line, it is done anywhere on the body.

Laser hair removal being treated on any part of body also prevents and eliminates ingrown hairs. Laser hair removal treatment is a treat for those who suffer skin irritation from waxing and shaving.

  • Bearable Pain

The level of pain depends on one’s threshold. Mild pain may be witnessed during treatment but the same can be avoided by using topical numbing cream prior to the treatment. There is nothing to be worried of if pain is considered. It is bearable. The only issue you might face is discomfort which can be avoided. Also, taking into point the speed of the treatment, the treatment will be over as soon as you start feeling pain.

  • Lightning fast process

The process travels with the speed of light and is perfectly accurate than all other hair removal treatments. It selectively target dark, coarse hairs leaving the surrounding skin undamaged.

The pulse is radiated by laser and pulse takes just fraction of seconds to treat many hairs at same time. Small areas such as upper lip are easily treated in no time of just less than a minute and large areas may take an hour or so. Depending on the area, average treatment sessions take between 15 to 30 minutes. Considering its low time it is popularly called as ‘lunch-time procedure’.

  • Long-lasting results

Switch to laser and say a permanent good-bye to razor. There is a thin line difference between permanent hair removal and permanent hair reduction. Permanent hair removal ensures that there will be no growth of hair in future but it is hard to claim the same. However, permanent hair reduction is sure shot to be achieved through laser hair removal treatment.

But this treatment does have long-lasting results than shaving and waxing. While the treatment won’t make you 100% free of hair, getting rid of 70% hair is considered to be a good result and even the rest of your hair growth will be sparse and light.

  • Safe and effective

Without causing any damage to dermis, laser removal treatment can be carried out on even the most sensitive skin. 5 in 10 people have sensitive skin making laser hair removal treatment the best alternate for them.

Just make sure as soon as you take an appointment for the treatment, stay out of the sun for at least four weeks. If you are sunburned, you will not able to receive the treatment. Winters are the best season to undergo this treatment so to have stubble-free skin by summer.

  • Beauty investment

As mentioned, you end up spending approximately $10000 in your entire lifetime on removing the unwanted hairs from your body. This number might be more in some cases. Consider laser hair removal treatment to be a beauty investment. It is worth spending approximately $300 per session on laser treatment instead of spending $10000 for your entire lifetime. It is definitely one of the best long term investments with minimum risk of skin infections.

Everyone has got a right to get lazy and these unwanted hairs always hamper your sleep. You need to wake up early to shave them and flaunt your beautiful skin. But say a good bye to all the treatments and give yourself a better 30 minutes sleep in the morning.

Give your skin a treat of laser hair removal and get rid of all the pressure of removing your unwanted hairs permanently.